Pre-Departure Excitement

Hi, My name is D’Vashe’ Moore and I am a junior nursing student at the University of South Carolina Upstate.  I have been blessed with the opportunity to study abroad with my school free of all expenses.  This opportunity is available through the Global Discoveries program through International Studies.  I will be traveling to different places… Read More »

Pre-Departure Excitement

Hi, My name is D’Vashe’ Moore and I am a junior nursing student at the University of South Carolina Upstate.  I have been blessed with the opportunity to study abroad with my school free of all expenses.  This opportunity is available … Continue reading

Our Final Thoughts

This past month has been an incredible experience for me! I was able to live in the country where my grandparents were born and raised and experience the language, culture, and history. Although it was extremely difficult to leave my … Continue reading

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A Summer in the Life of an Instructor who Decided to Flip

Stay tuned… starting Thursday I will begin a daily blog of my trials and triumphs as I flip/somersault/cartwheel College Algebra. Lecture is a waste of time. The hours I spend perfecting a PowerPoint only aid in perfecting their ability to sleep with their eyes open! Change is needed! Thus, this summer I plan to document […]

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Potsdam and Magdeburg

We took two trips at the end of our journey in Germany. Our first stop, Potsdam, we took a train from Stendal to Rathenow where we switched trains and from there we made our way to Berlin. Once in Berlin, … Continue reading

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Hamburg and Wernigerode Weekend

This weekend we got up at 5:30 to meet Sally at the train station by 6:30 for our trip to Hamburg on Saturday. After taking two trains, we arrived in Hamburg where we planned to visit the Hachez Chocoversum (a … Continue reading

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Our Third Week at “Am Stadtsee”

Our third week of school and activities were very interesting. We were not able to go to the Grudschule Am Stadtsee on Monday and Tuesday because we all became sick on Sunday night when we returned home from Berlin. I’m … Continue reading

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Berlin Weekend

This past weekend we spent Saturday (April 20th) and Sunday (April 21st) in Berlin! We left around 10:00 Saturday morning to take the train into Berlin with Sally. We finally reached the Berlin Hauptbahnhof (the large train station) around noon. … Continue reading

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Our Second week at “Am Stadtsee”

Our second week of school was pretty interesting. After visiting the bi-lingual school on Monday, we went back to the Grundshule Am Stadtsee with varied perspectives on the differences between the two schools. An example would be that at the … Continue reading

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